Banks and Beals Funeral Home obituary – Norma J. Vaughn, 91, Lomax

Norma J. Vaughn, 91, Lomax

Norma Jeanne Vaughn, of Lomax, IL, passed away Friday night, February 21, 2020, at Oak Lane Nursing and Rehab Center in Stronghurst, Illinois.
Jeanne was born July 8, 1928, in Pontoosuc, IL, the daughter of H. Ray and Nellie M. (Little) Clark. On April 3, 1955, she married Donald R. Vaughn, of Lomax.
Jeanne was a 1946 graduate of Dallas City High School. Following high school, she worked in the cashier department of Sheaffer Pen Company in Ft. Madison, IA. After marriage, Jeanne became a homemaker and enjoyed being outdoors and tending to her garden. She served as a Lomax Township election judge and was a lifelong fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and NASCAR racing. Jeanne was an active member of the Lomax Christian Church. Her greatest joys in life were her husband, children, and grandchildren.
Survivors include Don, her husband of 64 years, and children Donna (Brian) Anderson of Fishers, IN, Diana (Dale) Helling of Iowa City, IA, Denise (Chris) Hanley of Peoria, IL, and Lance (Danielle) Vaughn, of Altoona, IA. Also surviving are her grandchildren, Drew Helling, Meagan and Erin Hanley, and Katie and Lauren Vaughn, as well as several nieces and nephews.
Jeanne was preceded in death by her parents; sister and brother-in law, Bernice and Wesley Dunn; and nephew, Clark Dunn.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm, Sunday, March 1, 2020, at Banks and Beals Funeral Home in Dallas City, with Pastor Maxine Dennison officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 pm until time of services at the funeral home. Per her wishes, Jeanne was cremated, and inurnment at Crane Cemetery in Lomax will be held at a later date.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Lomax Christian Church or the Lomax Ambulance Service. To leave a condolence, please visit Jeanne’s obituary at

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